Lettuce, Wild / Wild Lettuce, Lactuca Virosa (Organic) (50 seeds per pack)

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Wild Lettuce, Lactuca Virosa, Seed Packs,50 Seeds per pack, GMO Free, Medicinal Seeds, Organically Grown Name: Wild Lettuce Scientific Name: Lactuca virosa Young plants of giant wild lettuce are a good ingredient for heroic salads. This is the most cold hardy of all lettuces, germinates in the fall and grows very nicely through the winter in a zone 7, producing very reasonable salads midwinter, which is before the plant goes tough and bitter. Lactuca virosa is a preferred wild species from Europe-nutrient dense, good winter salad, bright purple-black seeds, much less spiny than the new world weedy types. Mature plants contain high concentrations of bitter, rubbery sap, which when milked from the plant and dried is known as lactucarium. So concentrated, the sap is mildly sedative, antitussive, and analgesic. Origination: Native to Central and Southern Europe. Recommended Uses: Mature plants contain high concentrations of bitter, rubbery sap, which when milked from the plant and dried is known as lactucarium. So concentrated, the sap is mildly sedative, antitussive, and analgesic. Height: Up to 6 feet tall Flower Color: Green Uses: Salads Organically Grown Sowing Instructions Surface sow seeds into flats of moist soil, pressing lightly and keeping moist for germination in 7-14 days keeping seeds at 70 degrees Fahrenheit. Keep in partial sun until germination transplanting to full sun

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Organic Heirloom Medicinal Seeds

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